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Finding a Job 
Schools are always looking for qualified, trained Montessori teachers. Search here for your next job opportunity!

Infant/Toddler Openings


Lead Toddler Guide, Guidepost Montessori, Mill Valley, apply here (9/3)

We're now hiring Montessori-trained teachers at the toddler level to join our founding team in Fall of 2019, as we work to bring a new Montessori school to the Mill Valley, California area!

Are you a passionate, Montessori-trained teacher? Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement? Join our team and lead your very own classroom!

To learn more and apply, follow the link below!



Toddler Teacher, Evergreen Montessori School, San Jose, www.emsmontessori.org Please email resume and cover letter to sunita@emsmontessori.org (9/3)

Toddler Classroom teacher for 18 months to 3 year old children: Early Childhood Units or Montessori trained required. Evergreen Montessori School, San Jose, seeks Toddler teachers for 18 months to 3 year olds with 12 ECUs or Montessori training. Flexible working hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm. We seek a person who has a passion for working with children.
Please email your resume with a cover letter.
Salary competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications


Toddler Teacher, Odyssey Preschool, Foster City, www.odysseypreschool.com  (9/3)

Toddler Teacher
*Montessori Toddler teacher's credential
*At least two years experience
*Able to work legally in the U.S. However, we are willing to sponsor qualified candidates for immigration visas.

We offer very competitive salaries, commensurate with education and experience, and a benefits package.

Please contact admin@odyessypreschool.com.


Lead Toddler Guide, Guidepost Montessori, Emeryville, apply here (7/18)

We're now hiring Montessori-trained teachers at the toddler level to join our founding team in Fall of 2019, as we work to bring a new Montessori school to the Mill Valley, California area!

Are you a passionate, Montessori-trained teacher? Do you want to be part of a team of people working to grow the Montessori movement? Join our team and lead your very own classroom!

To learn more and apply, follow the link below!



Full Time Lead Teacher, Calaveras Montessori, Milpitas, apply here (7/10)

Contact HR@msosv.com  or apply online:  https://msosv.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=96

Do you love working with young children?  Do you love working with a group of amazing teachers who are committed to excellence?  If yes, join our team! MSOSV is looking for a Full-Time Lead Teacher to work in a Montessori 2-3-year-old class. 

- work on toilet learning with the children
- lead the classroom and support staff using the Montessori method
- communicate with parents in regard to the development of their children
- fill out daily charts, weekly progress reports, and quarterly parent/teacher conference reports
- work with the Head of School and other lead staff to implement a full time Montessori curriculum 
- guiding the children to be independent in their classroom and confident in their actions
- flexibility and reliability on time in the classroom to make sure that the classroom is fully staffed and running smoothly each day 

MSOSV also offers a 401k Retirement plan with generous employer match; medical, dental and vision coverage; company paid time off, company holidays as well as paid training and conference travel expenses.

We are growing and need strong leaders to join us on our amazing journey.

Primary Openings

Montessori Primary Guide, Bergamo Montessori at Serrano, El Dorado Hills,  jessica@bergamoschools.com (9/17)

The Bergamo Montessori School is the oldest Montessori school in the Sacramento area, serving children from infancy through adolescence since 1975.

The preferred candidate will have at least 2 years of experience working in an authentic Montessori environment. We seek loving, curious and self-motivated guides who are committed to creating classrooms that embody Dr. Montessori’s vision. Nice people only, please.


Mandarin of Spanish Language Preschool Teacher, One World Montessori, Leigh Campus, San Jose, kristi@oneworldmontessori.org (9/3)

We are looking for a language specialist to add to our primary classroom environment. Hours are 7:30am - 2pm Mon through Fri. Someone with Montessori training would be ideal but not a requirement. Prefer some Montessori experience. Must have at least 12 ECE units completed.
Please submit resumes to kristi@oneworldmontessori.org.


Assistant/Aide, Guiding Light Montessori, Pleasant Hill, justina.staley@glmontessori.org or apply here (8/27)


Full Time Montessori Teacher and Teacher Assistants, Villa Montessori School, Cupertino, director@villamontessori.net (8/27)

Full Time Montessori Teacher and Teacher Assistants for Primary Classrooms. Children ages: 2.5-6.5 years.

Established in 1964 as a not for profit school, Villa has been serving South Bay families for over fifty five years educating love of Montessori education. Villa Montessori School follows core Montessori philosophy. Candidates must be Montessori certified or in the process of completing Montessori teacher training. 

Villa Montessori is affiliated with AMS as a Full Member School. 

At Villa the Teacher:Student ratio is aimed for 1:9 or lower and has been one of the lowest among all preschools. Villa offers competitive wages to all employees and an excellent benefits package including PTO, Sick Days Pay, Vacation Pay, Medical Allowance, Life Insurance, Holidays Pay, Retirement Allowance, Tuition Reimbursement, Staff Children Tuition Discount, and paid prep time during each work day. Villa families positively engage with the school and offer great deal of support to the teachers through out the school year making our work space a well desired one. 

Please email or fax your resume, transcripts, and cover letter to:
Email: director@villamontessori.net
Phone 669-800-1669
Fax: (408) 257-7010


Full-Time Teacher, Luna's Montessori, Alameda, abigail@lunasmontessori.com (8/20)

Luna's Montessori preschool is a small community in Alameda who serves
two-five-year-old children. We currently have an opening for a full-time
teacher- Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm. Candidate must be familiar with the
Montessori Philosophy, experienced in the field of early childhood
education, creative curriculum ideas, Music and Movement, Arts and Crafts.

TB Clearance, Finger prints Clearance 12-24 ECE units, knowledge about
Montessori Philosophy, Certification of CPR and First Aid, Minimum of 2
years’ experience working in a licensed facility center.

Please e-mail your resume with as much information about your background
and working experience to abigail@lunasmontessori.com


Full-time/Part-Time Preschool Teacher, Lighthouse Montessori, San Jose, lighthouseeducationinc@gmail.com (7/31)

Know more about our school : www.2lha.com
Salary based on experience and credentials                                                                        

School contributes to health insurance

Paid Holidays and Personal Time Off / Paid Sick Days             

Supportive and welcoming work environment  
Employment type: full-time /  afternoon part time  

Lighthouse Montessori School is looking for a full-time / part-time preschool teacher.  We are looking for candidates who: 
-has minimum 12 ECE units 
-finger print clearance and CPR, as well as TB/health clearance 
-has at least 3 years of experience working with children of 2.5 to 5 years old 
-passion in caring children 
-has good sense of safety and hygiene 
-has mature personality and a high standard of work ethics 
-Montessori training is a highly preferred qualification 


Montessori Teaching Assistant, Garden Gate Montessori School, Walnut Creek, mimi@gardengatemontessori.org (7/18)

PROFESSIONAL ORIENTATION: We seek a mature and child-experienced intern or certified teacher with
a desire for a one year commitment in a part time position, and residing within a twenty minute commute
from our school. This is an especially excellent internship setting where an inspired and dedicated intern
can have a rich learning experience under the guidance of an experienced master teacher. The successful
Assistant candidate will possess or be enthusiastic about acquiring an understanding of and
commitment to genuine Montessori philosophy and practice. See also “responsibilities” below.
These embody our most important criteria.

EARLY CHILDHOOD TRAINING AND BACKGROUND: Minimum requirement 2 ece units with ongoing
coursework to 12 units. Preference may be given to candidates with at least 50 hours experience in a child
care center within a 6 month period, and at least 6 units of ECE by September, with ongoing completion of
the full 12 units required by state licensing for a “fully qualified” teacher who is legally able to be alone with
children. We also require completion within six months of a pediatric CPR course certified by EMSA or
American Red Cross.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Candidates must have legal eligibility to work in the United States. We are sorry,
but we are not equipped to provide sponsorships to our staff members.

LIVE SCAN VERIFICATION: Ability to receive Criminal Index clearance through Dept. of Justice via Live Scan.

MONTESSORI EXPERIENCE: Some Montessori classroom experience is preferred.

MONTESSORI TRAINING: Montessori teacher certification, Montessori internship status, or Montessori
assistant certification is preferred.

MONTESSORI ASSISTANT TRAINING: For the as-yet untrained Montessori assistant with otherwise
strong qualifications, Garden Gate will require completion of some other Montessori assistant training prior
to employment.

• Please do not contact the school by phone initially.
• Please send an email with a resume and a cover letter that explains why you would be perfect for
this position and your professional goals to the following contact.
Email: Mimi@gardengatemontessori.com Mimi Glass / Director, Lead Teacher


Assistant Teacher, Little Elephant Montessori School, Oakland, www.littleelephant.net (7/10)

Little Elephant Montessori School is looking for an Assistant Teacher. This position is a full time position working with children ages 2.5-6years. Hours are 8:30-4pm. Position is available for start. If you have the right attitude and great passion to work with little kids, this is the right place to be.

Please review the qualifications carefully before sending your resume. 

You must have ECE units!

Qualified candidates
* Have a minimum of 6 ECE units including: Child Development, Family, Child & Community, and Curriculum for Early Childhood. 
* Official transcript and diplomas are required for pay verification. 
* Fluent in English: reading, writing, and speaking - be comfortable speaking with parents.
* Prefer Montessori classroom experience and/or willingness to learn Montessori practices and philosophy.
* Must have prior experience with preschool age children
* Have a warm and engaging personality and ability to relate to children.
* Must be willing and able to toilet train and change diapers.
* CPR certification/First Aid Training.
* Live- Scan fingerprints / Criminal background check / Authorized to work in the US. 
* Current TB test and current Health Report.
* Three professional references from current or past supervisors

We offer a competitive salary and benefits based upon experience and education.



Montessori Preschool Teacher, Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton (SHS), hr@shschools.org (7/10)

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:
 Create a child-centered, responsive prepared environment filled with experiential learning materials using Montessori materials
and other hands-on materials that are in line with Montessori philosophy;
 Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests;
 Encourage active, concrete, hands-on learning whenever possible;
 Focus on increasing each students' quantity and quality of self-directed activity. Create weekly and monthly lesson plans;
 Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their child's progress, and to determine their priorities for their child and the child’s
resource needs.

​For a complete job description please visit our career page: https://www.shschools.org/page/about/careers--shs

To Apply
Online: send resume and cover letter to hr@shschools.org; please indicate : Montessori Preschool Teacher LTS 2019-20 in the
subject line.
Via Mail:
Sacred Heart Schools
150 Valparaiso Avenue
Atherton, CA 94027
Attention Human Resources: Montessori Preschool Teacher LTS 2019-20


Full Time Montessori Teacher, Diablo Valley Montessori School, Diablo Valley, ssmith@dvms.org (7/10)

Diablo Valley Montessori School, located in Lafayette, CA is a private, not for profit school serving approximately 150 students from 3 months to 6 years of age.

Position: We are seeking a warm, enthusiastic individual with the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team with children from 3 - 6 years of age. Applicants should have a deep respect for children and a desire to provide an environment that allows for freedom within limits and encourages creativity in an indoor/outdoor environment that includes art, carpentry, gardening and more.

Required: 12 ECE Units Live Scan Clearance TB Clearance Ability to move with ease through the classroom, get on the floor with children and lift up to 40 pounds Classroom experience preferred Benefits include: Paid sick leave and vacation time Paid holidays Employer contribution to medical and dental coverage

Qualified applicants should contact Suzette Smith at (925) 283-6036

Elementary Openings 

Elementary Substitute Teachers, Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek, michelle@eaglepeak.org (8/29)

Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings
starting the 2019-2020 school year for SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS.

Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that
supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators
who support that commitment.

Elementary Substitute/Guide Responsibilities:
Co-teaching in a classroom of 36-40 students (depending on level)
Supporting the classroom and co-teacher team to the best of your abilities
BA/BS degree and CBEST taken prior to hiring                                                        
Authorized to work in the United States
Benefits: Daily Rate
Contact: Michelle Hammons – michelle@eaglepeak.org


Upper Elementary Head Teacher, The Concordia School, Concord, www.concordiaschool.com (8/27)

Established in 1973, the Concordia School is a private, AMS-affiliated school with staff and families who support and learn from each other. Many of our staff have been here 20+ years! Position starts Aug. 2020 or sooner. Qualifications: -AMS/AMI Elementary Credential -Life-long learner with a passion for Montessori education. -Approaches 9-12-yr-olds with respect, acceptance, humor and love. -Communicates clearly Email resume to: 2learn@concordiaschool.com. We look forward to meeting you!


Montessori Lower Elementary English Assistant Teacher (Full Time Position), AIM Elementary (American International Montessori), Berkeley, elementary@aimmontessori.com (8/22)

Personal and professional requirements:

  • Native English language proficiency
  • At least three years of classroom teaching experience
  • Montessori Credential (AMI or AMS)
  • Work collaboratively with staff to develop and implement a curriculum that follows the Montessori philosophy and supports AIM's language immersion model. 
  • Share responsibility for the daily safety, well-being, and supervision of students.  
  • Must have great communication skills 
  • Passion for Montessori education and desire to grow and develop professionally 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a willingness to engage with the parent community
  • Demonstrate respect, kindness, and rapport with all students, teachers, staff members, and parents. 
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, school events, parent education nights, field trips and training opportunities
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Salary: $36,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year

We are seeking to hire a full-time Montessori Lower Elementary English Assistant Teacher in our multi-lingual (Japanese, Chinese and English) mixed-age lower elementary classrooms for the 2019-2020 school year. The benefits are one month vacation during summer, 5 weeks for a paid holiday, partial health insurance support, matching 401K after one year, and a yearly educational stipend. 

To apply: Please email resume and cover letter to elementary@aimmontessori.com  


Lower Elementary Montessori Co-Teacher, Mission Montessori, San Francisco, apply here (8/7)

Mission Montessori is expanding this August and we’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic educator to join us as our Elementary Classroom Assistant.


  • A passion for working with children
  • A bachelor's degree 
  • Montessori diploma for elementary age group (or working towards diploma)
  • A passion for teaching elementary-aged children the basic skills, including: reading, writing, spelling, and handwriting
  • At least two years of elementary classroom teaching experience
  • Strong organizational and written skills
  • Fluency in Spanish--not a requirement, but a plus!

This is a full-time position for eleven months of the year. The daily schedule is 9am-6pm with lunch and breaks. 


Mission Montessori is San Francisco’s only Montessori school with programs for children from infancy through elementary. We offer health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, tuition discounts, beautiful working environments, and the opportunity to work with a passionate community of educators.

Our team is passionate, attentive, and dedicated to nourishing children's natural love of learning. We hope you will consider joining!

If interested, please apply here.


Lower Elementary Lead Teacher, Golden Oak Montessori, Castro Valley, jen@goldenoakmontessori.org (7/31)

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Montessori trained and certified; previous experience teaching in a Montessori setting preferred.
  • Valid California State teaching certificate.
  • Montessori Certificate from MACTE accredited institution (AMI or AMS certification preferred).


  • Experience teaching in a Montessori elementary environment and working with parents, parent boards, school boards, and administration.
  • Experience in team or cooperative teaching.
  • Knowledge and skill in instructional principles, methods and techniques of Montessori program.
  • Skill in obtaining, clarifying and exchanging information.
  • Skill in classroom management.
  • Skill in handling student discipline.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate activities.
  • Ability to serve as role model and treat students as individuals in a professional manner.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socioeconomic setting.
  • Ability to make supplemental Montessori materials for classroom.
  • Ability to fully participate as a team member in a professional learning community.
  • Ability to embrace and incorporate Montessori philosophy.
  • Record of continuous professional development.
  • Attuned to variations in learning style of individual students and willing to adapt to them.
  • Demonstrated enjoyment and understanding of children.
  • Demonstrated ability to write proficiently, speak in public and work with adults.
  • Computer proficient including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-Mail and internet research.

To apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Jen Heeter at jen@goldenoakmontessori.org or apply on Edjoin or through the American Montessori Society's webpages.


Classroom Assistant, Montessori de Terra Linda, San Rafael, jaye@mdtl.org (7/18) 

Full time position Monday through Friday
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Responsibilities include:
 Teacher assistant for basic classroom support
 Schedule fieldtrips
 Coordinate and communicate needs to classroom parents through emails and written notices
 Various administrative classroom tasks
 Responsible for daily classroom cleaning and preparation
 Assist with maintenance and inventory of classroom materials
 Work cooperatively and meet regularly with Head Teacher
 Cultivate and reinforce positive student behavior
 Model appropriate behavior by demonstrating respect and care towards students at all times
 Participate in all staff and assistant meetings
 Attend required afterschool programs and events
 Participate in yearly staff development days
 Participate in yearly evaluation and review meetings

 Bachelor’s (preferred) or Associate Degree, preferably in Education
 Understanding and/or experience in a Montessori classroom a strong plus
 Excellent classroom management skills
 Ability to be a supportive and flexible team member
 Excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal and written)
 Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
 Negative TB test within 4 years
 Start date of August 2019

To apply, contact jaye@mdtl.org

Adolescent Openings

(None currently)​

Administrator Openings

Head of School, Main Street Montessori School of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, apply here (7/10)

 You must be comfortable focusing on the development of your staff and education of your parents to ensure that the school is successful in its vision and that parents recognize that success. 

 Skills crucial to success in this role:
·         A proactive spirit, high motivation, and the ability to lead people
·         A love of working with children
·         Exceptional leadership and communication skills
·         A demonstrated history of accuracy, consistency, and reliability

 Must-haves for this role:
·         A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child Development
·         Formal Montessori Education from a MACTE Accredited Program
·         Working knowledge of Title 22 requirements

 What we are offering:
·         $60-65k annual base salary
·         $6-$18k annual eligible incentive bonus (paid monthly)

 MSOSV also offers a 401k Retirement plan with generous employer match; medical, dental and vision coverage; company paid time off, company holidays as well as paid training and conference travel expenses.

We are growing and need strong leaders to join us on our amazing journey. 

Take your next step, apply today at https://msosv.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=93


Site Supervisor, Odyssey Preschool, Foster City, www.odysseypreschool.com (8/27)

Odyssey Preschool in Foster City, is looking for a Site Supervisor (9:00 - 5:30). Will report to and work closely with the Director and the Owner to manage the school and support the classrooms as needed. Montessori training preferred.

*California Site Supervisor permit 
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills . 

Please send a cover letter and resume to admin@odysseypreschool.com

Speciality Openings


Afternoon Teacher, Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco, gpmontessori@gmail.com (7/25)

We’d like to offer the qualified individual the chance to work with our team of certified Montessori teachers- dedicated, imaginative and fun individuals that love their work, and the children as well as the gracious environment Glen Park Montessori offers. Our afternoon school program retains the Montessori practices (encouraging self- sufficiency, mutual respect, peaceful classroom, and love of learning) inherent in the morning session but with different materials for the children to work with. Once you have spent time with us, you might want to pursue the Montessori training yourself and we can assist you with that, as we have with several teachers in the past. The standard 12 ECE units required, current CPR certificate, and a lot of good energy, great sense of humor with at least 2 years working with preschool age children in a preschool setting. Hours are 1 to 6 PM 5 days a week.

 Come join us! $20.00 +  per hour and up depending on qualifications and responsibilities you are willing to assume. 

Contact us at gpmontessori@gmail.com. We’d love to hear from you